Kuliyapitiya road inundated in Nattandiya : Police


Travel along the Colombo - Kuliyapitiya road in the Nattandiya area has been affected after a section of the road was inundated by floods, police said.

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President leaves for Japan on final state tour


President Maithripala Sirisena has left for Japan on a three-day official visit, his final state tour as President, today (Oct 21).

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Five arrested for illegally entering Sri Lankan waters from India


Five Sri Lankans who had illegally entered Sri Lankan waters from India were arrested in the seas off Talaimannar yesterday (Oct 20).

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Police question relative of suspect involved in killing of teenager


Police are questioning a relative of a suspect believed to be involved in the killing of a 13-year old boy in Katuwana last Saturday (Oct 19), Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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Police hunt for suspect behind twin killings in Agalawatta


Police have launched a search to apprehend an individual believed to be involved in twin killings in the Agalawatta area over the weekend.

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Duminda Dissanayake appointed as UPFA Treasurer


Parliamentarian Duminda Dissanayake has been appointed as the Treasurer of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA).

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Syrian family deported after producing fake passports


A Syrian family which attempted to illegally enter the country has been deported from the Bandaranaike International Airport yesterday (Oct 20).

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Further hearing of case against Brig. Fernando on Nov 19


The Westminster Magistrate’s Court, has ordered that further hearing of the case filed against Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, accused of making cut-throat gestures towards protestors in London, will take place on November 19.

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President discusses on obtaining Dutch support to develop milk industry


President Maithripala Sirisena and Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Block have discussed the possibility of obtaining the support of the Netherlands Government to develop the dairy industry in Sri Lanka.

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EC receives more than 1000 complaints on violence, law violations


The Election Commission (EC) has received more than 1000 complaints of election violence or law violations, nearly two weeks after announcing the final list of presidential candidates for the November 16 vote.

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EC releases contact details to file complaints during run-up to presidential poll


The Election Commission (EC) has released its contact details through which the public can file complaints on election law violations or violence during the run-up to the presidential election on November 16.

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Education Ministry seeks Rs 2.5 billion from Treasury to resume stalled projects


The Education Ministry has sought close to Rs 2.

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